South Australia coronovirus update as at 26 November

There has been one new case of COVID-19 today. There have been a total of 559 cases reported in South Australia.

The new case is a man in his 40s who was aknown close contact of a case linked to the Parafield cluster and has been inquarantine. Today’s case is in addition to the Woodville High School studentannounced late yesterday, who has also been linked to the Parafield cluster.

There are various health alerts currently in place for a number of locations. More details and advice can be found at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing.

Parafield Cluster

(as of 23:59, 25 November 2020)

New cases linked to cluster – 2

Total cases linked to cluster – 31

Cases in hospital – 1

Approximate number of contacts in quarantine – 4,800

Case breakdown

Total new cases today – 1

Total number currently in hospital – 1

Total cases to date – 559

Recovered cases – 519

Deaths – 4

Tests carried out yesterday – 9,704

Total tests to date – 702,210

Active cases

Active cases – 36

Overseas acquired – 5

Close contact – 31

Locally acquired (contact unknown) – 0

Interstate acquired – 0

Under investigation (in quarantine) – 0

All South Australians who have symptoms of COVID-19 should get tested on the day symptoms appear. Symptoms include:

  • Fever or chills (in the absence of an alternative illness that explains these symptoms)
  • An acute respiratory infection e.g. cough, sore throat, runny nose, or shortness of breath
  • Loss of smell or alteration in the sense of taste

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